The Talent Coordination Program (TCP) will expand work-based
learning and career placement within the region. This new position,
funded by the Talent Ready Utah Connections Grant, will create and
work with a consortium of Southern Utah businesses in their talent
acquisition needs. Establishes a pipeline that connects local
talent needs with available skill-based talent within the
university in both the current student and alumni network. Manages
internship and co-op programs with these businesses. Where
skillsets are not found in the university curriculum, this position
will create a feedback mechanism to quickly and efficiently
incorporate changes within the existing curriculum. This is a
seminal position in what will be a flagship program for talent
development in the state of Utah.
This program has four primary responsibilities:
This is a term position, with grant funding available through
June 30, 2023. Anticipation of continued funding beyond this term
contingent upon program results/success.
Employer Outreach Promotion of Talent (50%)
- Employer Outreach Promotion of Talent (50%)
- Advise and Increase Work-based Internships (15%)
- Feedback on Industry Needs (10%)
- Career Preparation Instruction and Programing (25%)
Advise and Increase Work-based Internships (15%)
- Create a consortium of Southern Utah businesses that will
collaborate to find, recruit, and create talent in partnership with
Utah Tech Faculty and Staff.
- Coordinate with consortium members to inventory talent needs
and strategize meeting that need.
- Work with HR and other recruiting offices within the consortium
as a partner for talent acquisition.
- Participate on site with industry partners to quantify and
identify skills gaps.
- Collect, compile and provide information requested to
stakeholders on the activities of the TCP.
- Be a point-of-contact for industry partners that are need to
- Work with the alumni office to develop alumni talent pools and
develop communication channel to connect.
- Work with the Career Services office to coordinate efforts
- Manage grant metrics, reporting and communication for Go
Feedback on Industry Needs (10%)
- Act as faculty contact for students participating in for-credit
- Work with employers to establish standard procedures required
for college credit.
- Serve as point-of-contact for employers to address issues with
- Find and develop rolling internship opportunities within the
Career Preparation Instruction and Programing (25%)
- Attend department meetings and collaborate with faculty to
connect faculty and students to employers.
- Participate as a member of the college curriculum committee to
discuss and approve curriculum adjustments.
- Provide feedback from industry partners relating to skills gaps
in the workforce.
- Develop programs and credentials to meet the skills gaps within
the university curriculum.
- Shares knowledge of industry with academic faculty to integrate
employment-based learning with curriculum-based learning.
- Participate on committees and task forces.
- Teach several sections of university career preparation
- Be aware of students’ skill sets, and become familiar with
talent pools available within the student body.
- Presenting to prospective students and newly admitted
- Extend micro-credentialing opportunities to Washington County
- Bachelor's Degree in a related field required (Business, Human
Resources, or STEM related field).
- Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Ability to manage and motivate senior level people inside and
outside the University.
- Strong technical knowledge and well-rounded in technology
fields such as computer sciences, advanced manufacturing, and
biotechnology, or business.
POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
- Master's Degree in a related field
- Experience working closely with or in human resources,
recruitment or career services setting.
- Experience working in higher education environment.
- Proven track record in developing quality relationships with
community, corporate, and governmental entities.
- Proven grant writing experience preferred.
professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of
$55,000+ depending on qualifications & experience. Desired
start date of March 2022. Excellent benefits package included that
begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee
assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement,
undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible
dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and
vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.dixie.edu/employee-benefits/
under 'Benefits Summary' for more details. This is a term
position, with grant funding available through June 30, 2023.
Anticipation of continued funding beyond this term contingent upon
ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Application review begins
February 4, 2022; position open until
Submit application materials (including
resume contents and contact information for three professional
references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of
a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to
apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at
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